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In defence of journalism

Given the mixed response to the government's proposed Royal Charter, it seems that the relationship between the press and those in power has not eased.

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Leveson calls for media watchdog

Leveson calls for media watchdog | The Journalist | Scoop.it

Lord Justice Leveson has condemned decades of "outrageous" behaviour by newspapers as he urged the Government to set up a new media watchdog underpinned by legislation.

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UK front pages on Leveson report

UK front pages on Leveson report | The Journalist | Scoop.it

Sixteen months in the making, the report and recommendations from Lord Leveson’s inquiry into the British press released Thursday were met with resistance from England’s Prime Minister and rejected by many media watchers. Front pages from the U.K. capture the reaction, along with this cartoon.

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Emily Bell: Leveson is irrelevant

Emily Bell: Leveson is irrelevant | The Journalist | Scoop.it

Just as nature abhors a vacuum, the internet abhors geo-specific regulation. I may read about a contempt of court ruling in the UK, I Google a related name and the restricted identity is everywhere – in the image results, in dozens, hundreds, maybe thousands of articles, and beyond that discussed on maybe even millions of social media pages. Deletion and retrieval does not work, and gossip cannot be easily doused. Lord McAlpine is suing half of Twitter on the basis that retweets of the BBC's error are each worth £5 of damage.

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